[ ey-men, ah-men ]
/ ˌeɪˈmɛn, ˌɑˈmɛn /
a British glass of the mid-18th century, having engraved on it a sentiment favoring the cause of the Old Pretender, concluded with the word “Amen.”
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Origin of Amen glass
First recorded in 1920–25
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